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MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
colleague jonathan capehart actually pointed out this week, autopsies are done on dead things. so there you go. joining me now is msnbc contributor and "washington post" opinion writer, jonathan capehart. staff writer for par dor pandor daily, david sirota. you guys generally do pretty well talking to women. let's take it step by step, okay? >> okay. >> all right. here's the thing about women. no matter the message, it's the policies. like, they still just don't seem to get that. if we, you know, if we look at them -- i just want to play something ken blackwell actually said this morn ing. i don't think he got the sensitivity memo, though. >> at the end of the day, republicans don't have a problem working and talking with women. we control 30 of the governorships. we control 26 state houses and -- and senate chambers. you know, we, in fact, know how to speak to women on their policy issues. >> okay. so the message i took away from that was, like, we don't have to know how to talk to women because we're in control. basically. if you look at, jonathan, what's been going on at the state level
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
of the busiest train lines. jonathan, good afternoon. how are the cleanup efforts going right now? >> well, stephanie, i would say crews are on the final stretches of work, at least here on the scene they brought on a out a cadaver dog. they uprighted most of the cars at this point. this is the final car. if you can see through the bushes here you'll see that final car there. they were just able to upright with these large cranes that they've been using and they've been hauling the other cars away. in fact the one you've been looking at, the earlier video, this is the car that was just inches from the water, where near where the hudson and harl rivers meet. that fourth person found inside the car. they were able to upright the cars. there were seven of them total and 150 people aboard as we've been reporting when this train was en route to grand central station. crews have finished their work in terms of getting them upright and moving them away, still not clear when service will be restored. there's still lots of working to do and an investigation that could take another seven to ten days
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
>> hello and welcome to al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz in new york. parliament calls for new elections. protestors say that's not enough. in ukraine, a symbolic gesture. as protestors topple a statute of a hero. >>> and early venezuelan elections, as that country struggles. tonight the crisis deepens in thailand. the prime minister suddenly dissolves parliament and is calling for new elections. picture of thousands rallying in the capitol where it is 11:00 in the morning. opposition party resigns from conflict. and the conflict is not over yet. wayne hay has the latest. >>> there is no indication that the prime minister will dissolve parliament, that they will change their goals. those goals have in fact changed a bit over the past few weeks. at first they said they would accept house dissolution. that quickly changed into their goal being the removal of the regime, referring to the former prime minister who was ousted in 2006 and lives in self proclaimed compile. his sister is now prime minister. they say the government is corrupt, this current government is corrupt and only
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 9:00am PST
, "washington post" columnist jonathan capehart, former democratic congressman harold ford, jr. joining us from washington nbc's capitol hill correspondent luke russert. luke, i can't believe i'm saying the words government shut down and debt ceiling debacle once again, my friend. what are the chances that the two waring sides get together to pass a budget deal in the next two weeks? >> well, you'd think it would be good after what happened to congress's approval during the last shutdown fight and argument, especially for house republicans. but as of right now it doesn't necessarily have a very rosey outlook. there's been all this talk that paul ryan, the republican from wisconsin and patty murray, democrat from washington chairing this conference committee will figure out some way to lessen the impact of the sequester. as far as a wide reaching grand bargain, that's not going to happen. now they are trying to figure out, okay, what can we do to replace sequester cuts a lot of democrats and republicans don't like in the pentagon but still make it revenue neutral so republicans don't jump off th
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
'm joined by jonathan capehart, and john rosen that will, founder of stop handgun violence. i'll start with you, jonathan capehart. before we discuss the situation, i want the to ask about a joint statement today made by the family of newtown's victims. after thanking people for their kindness and thoughts at this time, they suggested the best way to help on saturday would be to perform an act of charity. i think that's something many people can relate to. and yet there are so many who think this is a time to also think about other collective action, including policy change. >> yes. well, you can understand, if you've met any of the families, the newtown families, you can understand, you know that the pain from a year ago is still very much -- very much present, very much on the surface. and so their desire, one for privacy, and two, for acts of kindness or charity, are understandable. but we also have to understand that there are people out there who have been fighting for gun violence reduction, changes in gun policies that would make it possible for there to be, you know, more safet
FOX Business
Dec 8, 2013 2:30am EST
the people next to us begging for money and he said that that's okay for them to beg. >> so, jonathan, telling a kid to beg begs this question. are we teaching our kids to be takers instead of makers? >> kids and man in general are inclined to trade, not to beg. we're the thinking animal we want to trade value for value, not conquer and beg and ask for favors from other people. this young girl, this young person just like a lot of young people whether it's lemonade stands or roadside sales, they're excited about the idea of making something and having somebody pay them for it. those are the type of values we should be teaching, independence, self reliance, not more dependency from uncle sam. >> can you believe that park ranger told her she couldn't sell her mistletoe? >> it's ridiculous. we should be promoting these kinds of things in is great this girl did this. unfortunately i will not be surprised if we find out uncle sam comes knocking on her door next year asking for money. this perfectly reflects what's wrong in this country right now. there are too many rules, too many regulati
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
post. a political columnist and progressive activist. jonathan, let's peck up that quote we just played for obama there saying next year we will have some sort of bipartisan plan on voting rights. i took a step back. are we sure it's going to be bipartisan? are we sure there will be meaningful bipartisan plan. everything i have seen tells me there may be a plan next year. i'm hard pressed to see where it's bipartisan. >> we are saying an eternally hopeful, optimistic president who knows full well that whoever, and especially he's for it, is going to be impossible to get age done. the republicans have made it clear on any issue from the bucket, economy, jobs, health care, immigration you name it they will stand in the way of quote giving him a win. they don't want him to succeed. as we know, there have been two books wren that republicans collude before he was inaugurated to insure he would not be successful. so a president's job is to be hopeful and optimistic. that's what the president is being here, but that's not to say that he shouldn't try. because the president, while hopeful and
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
. jonathan corpina on the floor of the new york stock exchange. jonathan gets to follow my interaction from charlie gasparino over baby names. we're on track for third names of declines. what is going on? do we get back in positive territory this week or next week? >> i like the interaction with charlie. on girl's list i hit two of the top three. adam: there you go. congratulationss. >> there we go. as far as our markets are concerned we've been talking about this are a while. what will derail our market, with will shake our market? few things going on. the "detroit news" is not investors panic sell or reason to sell. risk off coming into the market, historically markets move higher. i think we will continue to see the market move higher but on a short-term basis right now we're seeing a little risk-off trade. that is why we have the little market celloff. let's not panic or overreact. we will take a couple steps back every once in a while. adam: jonathan corpina, if you have any sons in the future, charlie says consider vito or sal. >> there are no more children in my future. lori: at love
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
was traveling 50 mph faster than it should have been when it derailed, and there is more. jonathan martin is on the scene. what's the latest? >> reporter: john, we know a piece of key information, you mentioned the speed. but what we don't know is was this a situation where it was operator error? where the conductor was operating this train too quickly, or was there a mechanical mistake? was there an issue with the braking system? an issue on the track? that's something that ntsb wants to know. but today speed may have caused is derailment, something reported early on by many witnesses and those people on board. investigators with the national transportation safety board say they now know that the commuter train that derailed was going too fast as it approached a curve. >> the preliminary information, and let me emphasize preliminary information from the event recorders shows that the train was traveling 82 mph. as it went into a 30 mph curve. >> reporter: invesinvestigatorsy it's too early to know if speeding was the cause or if it was mechanical error like brakes. >> we don't know if it
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
is acting completely differently than his predecessor, jonathan hunt has details. the indications are troubling. >> reporter: they are. what they show is that kim jong-un, kim the younger, is certainly more confident in his own power than he was when he first took over from his father, kim jong-il. to fire a very powerful uncle and execute two of his advisers makes a pretty strong statement. remember the uncle has been a important figure for a longtime you saw him walking behind kim jong-un at the funeral of kim the elder. some experts, lug gordon chang, say this is more about north noh korea's generals reasserting their power. they didn't like uncle jung and are apparently taking revenge on him. >> they have blamedded him and gotten at him and apparently had would aides executed. so this is story of still turmoil in the regime. the thing about executions is important because once they start they're hard to stop because blood demand bloods. >> so, no gordon's view, those two executions that we have been told about are very unlikely to be the last in this ongoing power struggle. >
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
sectors. sow how many people can walk through in 30 minutes. jonathan bets has the question suching american students, and news anchors next on al jazeera america. >> this isn't a new channel, this is a watershed moment in media for america. >> this entire region is utterly devastated. >> people our here are struggling. >> the fire jumped the highway we took earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >> start with one issue ad guests on all sides of the debate. and a host willing to ask the tough questions and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story next only on al jazeera america new test scores show american students just aren't making the grade. the study compares u.s. teens to piers in other countries. >> not a big surprise, but also not encouraging.
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
. coming up next, jonathan strong joins us. >> he has a play. he has the soul. >> soul. . >> pope frances pay have a secret life. rumor is he sneaks out of the vatican at night might be true. the pope dresses in regular priests clothes, goes into rome,ed a ministers to the homeless. he won't confirm this, himself. >> oh my god, he's a vigilante vickar coming to the help of those in need. he's the bat-pope. holy, holy, father nation. it all makes so much sense now. he's just like bruce wane. he's a wealthy bachelor who lives alone in a giant mansion and bruce wane has the batmobile while frances has the popemobile. not only that, batman talks to morgan freeman and the pope talks to god, who is also morgan freeman. >> for example past the hour with us. jonathan strong, good to have you on the show. >> good morning. >> we pecked the must red from your piece in the national review you write this about the feud between senator minority leader mitch mcconnell and the heritage foundation. there are some echoes of the message in your book, joe. in this piece. >> their feud has been one of the mos
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
wrong and why. jonathan martin has the latest. >> reporter: the question remains now: was this caused by operator error or some sort of mechanical error on the brakes. we know from the ntsb, speed was a factor. >> that's something that was reported early on by passengers and witnesses. investigators with the national transportation safety board say they now know the commuter train was going too fast as it approached a curve. >> the preliminary information -- let me emphasize this is preliminary information -- from the event recorders shows that the train was traveling at approximately 82 miles per hour as it went into a 30-mile-an-hour curve. >> investigate orders say it's too early to know if speeding was caused by operator or mechanical error, like an issue with the brakes. >> we don't know whether the brakes went to zero pressure because of a valve change or because of the train break-up. six seconds coming to a stop, the trolths had been at some power setting. >>> emergency cruise worked in the morning, using cadaver dogs and divers. all of the passengers and crew members have bee
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
to convict the quarterback. and jonathan martin is set to meet with the investigator for a second time regarding hazing accusations. martin left the team and is recently put on the noninjury list. >> still ahead, the u.s. security council approve as peace keeping force, to help end the violence in central africa republic. and how pittsburgh is transforming itself from steel city to tech city. using the day to to track possible regulars with nonterrorrists. pope front sis has formed an expert panel, one of the pan themes main duties will be to make the screening process for new priests much stricter. the prime minister of central africa republic is welcoming french military in the country. the decision was made just hours after chaos broke out. gun fights have spilled out into the streets of ban gi. it's president was ousted last march, today the u.n. security council approved the peace keeping force to end the violence, french president announced he would double the troops perhaps within hours. >> i have decided to react immediately. starting tonight, with the african forces and for th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 9:00pm EST
we'll keep you updated. >>> this is al jazeera america, live from new york. i'm jonathan betz with the headlines. the american war veteran who has been detained by north korea is home. he landed in san francisco and reunited with his wife and son. >> u.s. secretary of defense chuck hagel was in afghanistan and was told by his counterpart that the stalled security deal ll be signed in a timely fashion. it could keep intergs -- international forces in afghanistan. >> a controversial prison sentences against 21 women and girls has been reduced. they were reduced and released. >> a cold snap across much of the country is paralyzing countries. several deaths have been linked to the weather, which is bringing snow to the midwest, out the way down to texas. one person was killed when his car hit an icy patch of road and ran off a bridge. i'll be back later. "america tonight" is up next. >> hello, you are watching "america tonight", the weekend edition. our focus on the health care debate led us to wonder about those that had little to say in health care they received and no recourse
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 5:30pm EST
effects. i was telling jonathan that i think it is not that government is inherently stupid, although that is a debatable point. it is that they do not get the right incentives. the business would be run this way because you would be run out of business immediately. we have put into law perverse incentives. people who had cheap insurance no longer can buy that. it is what they could afford and that is the only way they had it. i was one of them. i used to have family coverage for five people, for $5,000. a $5,000 deductible. in obamacare, you can have a higher detectable and still pay $20,000 because there is a mandate built into it. the problem is the insurance company is never going to offer those policies again because they are told within a year, if you delay it for year, then in a year everyone will be forced to buy the new policies, which are more expensive. let's say you sell bread and you sell for a dollar a loaf, and they say, we're going to force everybody to buy for two dollars a loaf, but you have to continue selling it for dollar. the problem is the young healthy people w
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
! jonathan mangum, fitness professional. - you're wayne brady! - who wants to make a deal? jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now, here's tv's big dealer wayne brady! wayne: hey, everybody, welcome to "let's make a deal," i'm wayne brady, we're going to make deals. three people, let's go! let's see. the purple curlers. ramzy, the paper. and last but not least marsha, come with me. everybody else, have a seat. hey, look! everybody down here, we have to get down here we have to get right here.
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
've got $20,000! (screams) i got a monkey i got a monkey. jonathan mangum, fitness profession-oh. - you're wayne brady! - who wants to make a deal! jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now here's tv's big dealer wayne brady! wayne: what's up, america, welcome to "let's make a deal". let's get to it. three people. let's go. let's go! the egg, i'll take the egg, come here, egg. i'll take the the geisha come here, geisha. yes, the geisha, that's you. and last but not least the cheerleader, kimberly, come here. everybody else have a seat. chelsea, nice to meet you. - nice to meet you. wayne: so what do you do? - i'm a nanny. wayne:
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
education are in. for americans the numbers are going in the wrong direction. jonathan betz has the results. these tests show yet again american students are willing. the program for international student assessment tested students from around the world. asian countries were the top scores. the united states didn't crack the top 20. only 9% of american teens scored in the top two levels of maths, compared to shanghai where half the students who tested aced the exam. in maths 29 countries ranked better than america, including germany, u.k., france. but also countries like esownia, slovenia, chubb lick and latvia. for what it's worth, the u.s. outperformed students in mexico, jordan and indonesia. after 12 years of these tests the united states has not improved scores. the education secretary called it a picture of stagnation. >> the u.n. is marking today as international day for persons with disabilities. saying more than 1 billion people, 15% of the world's population live with a disability. the government estimates 19% of people have one, and many are children. some schools use technology
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
. but have the republicans followed their own advice so far? "washington post" opinion writer jonathan capehart wrote just today, quote, autopsies are done on dead things. every since its march 2013 release, the gop has done everything possible to stay dead. that's pretty tough. michael steele was chairman of the republican party and is now on msnbc political analyst. gentlemen, i want you to look at this. michelle goldberg, by the way is the senior contributing writer for the nation. she's also with us. the gop has had a rough time attracting to the party. said quote, if we want ethnic minority voters to support republicans, we have to engage them and show our sincerity. but republican-led legislatures in over 30 states have enacted some form of voter identification laws on those who vote democratic. it's the most egregious to depress turnout. and it's a strategy unlikely to win over african-american voters, of course. well, this weekend the republican national committee sent out a tweet that may be out of touch. it read, quote, today we remember rosa parks and her role in ending raci
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am EST
then the team picked itself. this time around the withdrawal of jonathan trott because of illness means a reshuffling of the england batting order with bell in line to take over the number three batting slot. >> from experience last time you let the cricket do the talking. last time we had the hostile environment. towards the end of the series we played good cricket. i thought everyone was respectful. we didn't do ourselves justice. coming back from 1-0 down is not easy. way back in 1954. england inspired to a 3-1 series win. andrew flintoff helped the home side win. having lost the first step. stuart broad bowled to victory. and alastair cook led the team to that 2-1 from behind win. australia's win in tests, one of the largest in terms of runs. the aussies are not expecting the tourists to fall quite so easily this time around. you see two good bowling attacks. we win is test match. if there two attacks, it's these two. there's enough in the wicket early. i think reverse swing will play a part, and i think spin will play a big part. >> the wicket may hold the ski. nathan lion should k
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
could be surprising for many. jonathan betz has a closer look at what the president says is an economic inequality gap. >> simply put the poor are getting poorer and the rich are getting richer. first off, what does this mean? the median income for an american household was $53,000, down $yea from the year before and down $5,000 from 1999 when you adjust for inflation. but the economy is growing. however almost all of the money that's being made is going to the very rich. since 2009 the income of the top 1% grew by 31%. money is being made, but only for about a million and a half people here. yet for everyone else, 99% of the population, their salaries have barely moved in four years, less than 1%. the richest are taking home the most since the 1920s. why? some suggest years of tax cuts for the wealthy, the growth of the finance and technology companies, led to wall street fat cats and techies. computers and robots have taken a lot of the jobs since the 1970s. the minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. president obama has suggested to bump it up to about $10 an hour. one study suggests the mini
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
for obama care so blame them for your troubles. as jonathan allen writes, if they aren't aware of the law's upside or can't remember it amid the problems with the rollout, democrats will be holding on to a anchor rather than a buoy which leads us back to the presidential pr pitch and peter alexander outside the white house. you just heard the president's speech. do you think the bully pulpit has lost its power at this point? >> reporter: a lot of people who paid attention to the last couple of months for this white house feel they've heard events not too dissimilar to this multiple times. this is the reboot, 3.0. the white house feels strongly this is the time it's going to work. the president made it pretty clear, krystal, you can make fun of me or kind of give me a hard time or website a hard time but you can't give this law a hard time. what was noticeable was the standing ovation when he said this law, affordable care act is not going to be repeal as long as i'm president and that got everybody on their feet, people who benefit from the law at this time. one of the real focuses is the
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
a report from jonathan sparks of independent television news in bangkok. >> reporter: for three days, anti-government protestors and thai police waged war in the center of bangkok. today, however, the barricades came down and the two sides shook hands. flowers were exchanged and tears were shed, and the police got out of the way. the protestors tried to take this government complex by force. this morning, however, they simply walked in. >> ( translated ): i think we've won. it feels like victory. i think we've 90% won it now. >> reporter: but there was a problem: the protestors may have occupied the lawn outside the prime minister's office, but yingluck shinawatra was still the prime minister. a few hours ago, one of the most secure areas in the country, now it is rammed with anti- government protestors, like an open-day fete full of festive people. protestor leaders accuse the government of corruption, and they're promising far-reaching reform, but they're not prepared to wait for the next election. i caught up with one of the >> ( translated ): normally, we give them power for four years
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
-old daughter, amber and her fiance, jonathan norton shown in this facebook photo were also on the plane. they plan to get married january 4th. she is a graduate of santa teresa high san jose. dale's son, daniel, and daniel's wife shown in this facebook photo were also aboard the plane. friends of dales describe him as a religious man who taught seminary every morning at this mormon church in south san jose. he is also known for giving back. friends say he was the first to fly his plane with a group of volunteers to new orleans after hurricane katrina hit. sadly, now this rescue mission is for dale and his family. dale's wife, janice, and their daughter, kricrystal, are at th search command center in idaho hoping for good news. tomorrow they're going to add two six-wing aircrafts in that search effort. sheriffs deputies tell me they're not expecting a lot of snow in the search area overnight, but the big concern is the cold because it is expected it drop down to zero overnight. reporting live in san jose, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, marianne. >>> a missing 13-year-ol
KOFY
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
. the on board with smith his daughter amber and her fiance jonathan norton. smith so that daniel shown here on the left and his wife. smith and his family had just spent thanksgiving at his parent's home in oregon. >> he was just taking his son and his daughter back. son back to butte, montana a and daughter back to the idaho where she goes school with her fiance. >>reporter: after dropping them off smith was going back to oregon to pick up his wife and other daughter and 2 younger sons and bring them back to san jose. the search resumes tomorrow st weather permitting. vick lee, abc 7 news. >> well there was a rally outside fundraiser for the sonoma couldn't district attorney with protestors angry over the investigation into the shooting death of a boy by a sheriff's deputy. protest trors demanding an indictment in the case of 15-year-old andy lopez who was carrying a pellet gun that lacked lick an ak 47 when deputy eric shot him on october 22. they put pressure on the district attorney jill ravage to take action. >> let her know that she does not do the necessary things that there's
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 8:00am PST
acknowledged her role in fighting to end racism. jonathan capehart used the tweet to discuss the ways the gop appears to be out of touch with minorities saying autopsies are done on dead things. ever since its march 2013 release, the gop has done everything possible to stay dead. and it's not just the rnc, republicans in the house held a hearing to examine the constitutionality of the president's aca actions and the "i" word came up. >> we've also talked about the "i" word, impeachment, which again i don't think would get past the senate in the current climate. am i missing anything? >> did republicans forget that president obama was elected with over 90% african-american support and perhaps, just perhaps those voters don't want to hear talk of impeaching america's first african-american black. last night on "hardball" michael steele reacted to the rosa parks' tweet. >> it speaks to the lack of connection and the fact that internally there is no objective oversight. there's no one looking at that with a black voice, if you will, who can say, you know, this is not going -- a, historically inco
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
a couple hours. it is unraveling on its own effects. i was telling jonathan that i think it is not that government is inherently stupid, although that is a debatable point. it is that they do not get the right incentives. the business would be run this way because you would be run out of business immediately. we have put into law perverse incentives. people who had cheap insurance no longer can buy that. it is what they could afford and that is the only way they had it. i was one of them. i used to have family coverage for five people, for $5,000. a $5,000 deductible. in obamacare, you can have a higher detectable and still pay $20,000 because there is a mandate built into it. the problem is the insurance company is never going to offer those policies again because they are told within a year, if you delay it for year, then in a year everyone will be forced to buy the new policies, which are more expensive. let's say you sell bread and you sell for a dollar a loaf, and they say, we're going to force everybody to buy for two dollars a loaf, but you have to continue selling
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am EST
and that is it. >> what do you think about diversification? stan jonathan miller said great manager should make -- stan druckenmiller said great managers should make a that and stick with it. if you are going to hedge, why should you get 2 and 20. people, he has done some interesting things. he is one of the best investors in the world. when you talk about investing with someone -- your investors have to know you are willing to do these things and what your risk parameters are. as long as they're comfortable comparable with those beforehand, you're able to make these larger investments when the time comes. are thethat those investors that differentiate themselves over time from those that are not willing to do things like that. >> within equities, are there sectors you are afraid of? >> there are sectors that are on investable. -- uninvestible. outside of pure financial reasons, we do not have any expertise in many areas. we have a deep expertise in others. drobny.bass and steve kyle knows about tapering, it isnot effecting the way he investing. the difference between long-term investors and tr
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
many of them raise their voices now, not on how many times the president does. let's go to jonathan martin, covering today's protest in new york. last year, 200 fast food workers held a one day strike at more than 20 restaurants here. are we expecting something like that today. >> it really remains to be seen just how significant, how large this protest will be. this all started and it has grown from a year ago with just a few fast food workers walking out in new york. this restaurant is open for business, people going in and out. a year ago in august, there were 500 people who protested outside of this mcdonald's. not all of them were fast food workers. we could see that today. organizers say it has grown bigger, expanding to 100 cities, smaller cities, so they feel like their movement has certainly grown. this latest wave of protests or planned protests started yesterday here in new york and about five other cities with one particular group, moveon.org delivering petitions in some five cities. >> you can work full time here and not support yourself, much less a family. here we are
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 8:00am EST
of gravity. lloyd's turned into lloyd's of london, the first insurance market. jonathan's coffeehouse turns into the london stock exchange. so coffeehouses turned out to be in the great place where you mix people and ideas up, and tsa what the internet does by allowing people of different places to meet virtually and to exchange ideas. >> host: tom standage, when you look back to 1969, that first internet message to today, the growth and the change in what we know as the internet, is it faster than in the past? >> guest: yes. it's definitely faster. so i have to, you know, be straightforward about this. modern social media is, obviously, operates on a scale and at a speed that is unprecedented in history. so it's global, it's instant, it's searchable, it may be permanent. we don't know how permanent which it is, that's sort of our open question at the moment. so that is definitely unprecedented. but the idea that social media environments have never occurred before is not unprecedented. they have existed for many centuries, and even though there are these differences, the analogy is close e
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> nominal bet. >> i had a tweeter -- something with jonathan waller about robocop and that that corporation was really bad. >> i just saw robocop last week. >> they were protecting a city, a crime ridden city. >> it was detroit. >> it was detroit which was kind of scary that they picked that. >> can you imagine our great leader jeff bezos with that laugh? >> do we put -- do we put it side by side with megamind? that would be mean. >> exactly. >> tell you guys about the next story. >>> china launched its first ever extra terrestrial landing map en route to the moon. it's being haled as a major milestone to the science program. china will send someone to the moon in 2020 now that we can no longer send someone to the moon. >> we know what's there. we're worried about what they want to use it for at this point. what is this jade thing, it drives around? >> yeah, like a buggy that will go around and check out the surface. >> maybe if it drives everywhere it could find a moon rock more interesting than what we've got. if they could cover the whole rock, the whole satellite. >> maybe they're going
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